Tri-County 6 Conference, Week #5

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  • RD28327 Sep 14, 8:20 p.m.

    I remember Rocky Mount and the Big East folks complaining about having to find non-conference games. I reckon that they are too scared to travel.

  • tgrindle Sep 14, 8:01 a.m.
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    Union Pines over Albemarle 55-14
    Harnett Central over SSS 21-14
    Lee County edges West Carteret 42-35
    Clinton defeats Southern Lee 28-21
    Triton beats West Johnson 24-14
    South Johnston over Western Harnett 34-7

  • tgrindle Sep 14, 7:52 a.m.
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    One thing to remember here too is the number of non-conference games that the tri-county teams had to find. That has to be a task to coordinate, Im glad Lee Co is playing a quality oppenent this week but look at the drive they have to Morehead City, thats a haul. Personally I would rather see them play a team more "west" like a Ashboro, or Strong Rowan County team.

  • RD28327 Sep 13, 9:06 p.m.

    NM definitely dropped UP. But, they always fought hard.

  • RD28327 Sep 13, 8:54 p.m.

    Can't understand why UP scheduled Albemarle after NM dropped UP (or the other way around perhaps). Sure, scheduling Pinecrest would have been suicidal but would have brought a huge gate. This game should be a rout.

  • HS Football is great Sep 13, 2:57 p.m.

    I agree with you, but seems like 3A playing 1A is try to get a win. After last week and what I saw of the D and O lines for UP, it maybe what they need. Is this the first year for those coaches as it seems like last year they were a lot better

  • unbiasedaccfan Sep 13, 2:08 p.m.
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    I agree that it has to help in the long run to play better teams. Classifications aren't ALWAYS the best indicator. Lee County has played three 4A schools (Wakefield, Holly Springs, and Hoke). Northwood (3-1) was 3A and may be the best team Lee Co has played thus far. Wakefield and Holly Springs had no passing game and Hoke, while they have some talent, seemed unorganized and not good defensively.

  • HS Football is great Sep 13, 12:21 p.m.

    Why is UP playing a 1A school ! Lee County has the right idea and steps to play big schools in non conference. After last week it is clear that UP has long way to go, D is not good and O line looks bad. Lee County is going to rule the conference as they are a solid team

  • unbiasedaccfan Sep 13, 7:45 a.m.
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    Union Pines over Albemarle 42-35
    SSS over Harnett Central 28-20
    Lee County edges West Carteret 28-21
    Clinton over Southern Lee 21-17
    Triton beats West Johnson 35-14
    South Johnston over Western Harnett 21-6

  • RD28327 Sep 12, 9:39 p.m.

    Albemarle @ Union Pines, Union Pines 63-13
    Smithfield-Selma @ Harnett Central, Harnett Central, 27-14
    Lee County @ West Carteret, Lee County, 42-21
    Clinton @ Southern Lee, Southern Lee 21-20
    Trinity @ West Johnston, Triton, 23-15
    Western Harnett @ South Johnston, South Johnston 42-14

    Union Pines pounds Albemarle. Harnett Central gets its first win of the season over Smithfield-Selma. Lee County wipes out West Carteret. Southern Lee stops Clinton. Triton defeats West Johnston. South Johnston stomps Western Harnett.

    Last week 5-1 (.833), overall, 18-4 (.818).

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